studies in movement polyphony

studies in movement polyphony – Choreographer Netta Yerushalmy

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ABOUT THE CHOREOGRAPHER

Netta Yerushalmy is a dance artist based in New York City. Her work aims to engage with audiences by imparting the sensation of things as they are perceived, not as they are known, and to challenge how meaning is attributed and constructed.

For her choreographic work, Netta has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, Princeton Arts Fellowship, Research Fellowship at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Toulmin Fellowship for Women Leaders in Dance at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, New York City Center Choreography Fellowship, Jerome Robbins Bogliasco Fellowship, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award, National Dance Project Grant, commission from LMCC’s Extended Life program, Six Points Fellowship, and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.

Her work has been commissioned and presented by venues such as Danspace Project, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Joyce Theater, American Dance Festival, New York Live Arts, HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Wexner Center for the Arts, La Mama, River to River Festival, Center for the Arts/Buffalo, International Dance (Jerusalem), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Foundation, ‘62 Center for the Arts/Williamstown, ODC & Bridge Project, Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance (Tel Aviv), Harkness Dance Festival, International Solo Festival (Stuttgart), and Roulette. 

Her work has been supported by the Baryshnikov Arts Center, Watermill Center, National Center for Choreography/Akron, Djerassi Arts Program, Movement Research, Gibney’s DiP, and Trinity College. 

Netta works across genres and disciplines: she contributed to artist Josiah McElheny’s Prismatic Park at Madison Square Park, choreographed a Red Hot Chili Peppers music video, worked with cellist Maya Beiser and composer Julia Wolfe on Spinning, and collaborated on evenings of theory and performance at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin). 

As a guest artist and visiting faculty, Netta has created work with repertory companies and students nationwide at the University of the Arts, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Juilliard School, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Rutgers University, University of Utah, Zenon Dance Company, American Dance Festival, Alvin Ailey School, SUNY Brockport, University of Texas at Austin, James Madison University, Long Island University, UNC Charlotte, Roger Williams University, and Sarah Lawrence College.

As a performer, Netta has worked with Pam Tanowitz Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers, Joanna Kotze, Karinne Keithley, Nancy Bannon, Mark Jarecki, and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet.

Netta grew up in Galilee, Israel. She received a BFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.